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Winston & Strawn LLP
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CHICAGO, IL 60601-9703
United States
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Intellectual Property Litigation

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Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > International litigation

Winston & Strawn LLP‘s ‘first-class’ litigation team has a strong track record in high-stakes, high-profile cross-border matters. Led out of Chicago by Stephen D’Amore  and George Lombardi, the team has acted in defense of Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash in an FCPA matter. In New York, one client described Jeffrey Kessler as ‘the most effective advocate I have ever seen in action’. Further, David Feher is recognized as ‘an excellent lawyer with particularly good judgment on how to approach strategy’.

United States > Dispute resolution > Leading trial lawyers

(Hall of Fame)

George LombardiWinston & Strawn LLP

George Lombardi – Winston & Strawn LLP Litigation co-chair George Lombardi has more than three decades of trial experience, and has particular expertise in patent litigation in the technology and pharmaceuticals sectors. He recently won cases involving patents for a number of top-selling drugs including Prozac, OxyContin and Baraclude, and also achieved a major victory for Watson Pharmaceuticals (now Actavis) against Amgen in an infringement case regarding an unexpired patent for Senispar. Other clients include Philip Morris International.

United States > Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class actions: consumer products (including tobacco) - defense

(Leading lawyers)

George LombardiWinston & Strawn LLP

Leveraging a team of ‘experienced trial lawyers’, Winston & Strawn LLP advises clients from a wide range of industries on product liability and class action-related matters. Notable work highlights include acting for Archer Daniels Midland in a class action alleging equine products were contaminated with a chemical additive that is poisonous to horses, successfully defending Panasonic against a claim that televisions suffered from a latent defect that caused them to prematurely fail, and representing Dollar General and its indemnifying supplier in a putative class action regarding the labeling of a body gel. Natalie Arbaugh in Dallas and Stephen Smerek in Los Angeles co-lead the consumer and class actions team, while Washington DC-based Matthew Campbell heads the product liability practice. Other key figures include Luke Connelly in New York, and George Lombardi and Scott Glauberman in Chicago.

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

(Hall of Fame)

George LombardiWinston & Strawn LLP

The team at Winston & Strawn LLP ‘always rolls up its sleeves to get through thorny projects‘. Known as ‘consistent, trusted, and reliable advisers‘, the practice group comprises ‘very effective litigators‘. Defense instructions, especially from generics pharmaceutical clients, account for a significant portion of the caseload, but the group also demonstrates strength in the wider life sciences, energy and technology sectors. Chicago’s George Lombardi led the joint defense group for Watson Pharmaceuticals in a major victory over Amgen, which had filed a patent infringement claim regarding the only non-expired patent covering its blockbuster drug Sensipar. Other work came from Chamberlin Group, Sandoz and medical device player Alphatec Holdings. The ‘smart, insightful and hard-working‘ Krishnan Padmanabhan, who splits his time between New York and Silicon Valley, has ‘exceptional client management skills‘ and ‘has developed a reputation for excellence‘. Washington DC’s Charles KleinDavid Enzminger, based in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, and Thomas Patrick Lane in New York jointly lead the practice group. Kurt Mathas and newly promoted partner Bryce Cooper in Chicago are also noted. Esha Bandyopadhyay joined Fish & Richardson P.C. while Sam Park joined Hikma Pharmaceuticals.

United States > Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class actions: automotive/transport - defense

(Hall of Fame)

George LombardiWinston & Strawn LLP